SWSADMIN Utility Fails SLS0155I CC=16 - may also get 878-10 abend

(Doc ID 1015628.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.2 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

VTCS utility fails with abend 878
Job fails with REGION abend
Job fails with no other error indication
SWSADMIN fails with rc=16
No other error messages are issued
SLS0155I Condition code for utility function is 16
IEA705I Error during GETMAIN sys code = 878-10 

Cause

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